Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/17/2005
Hotline Offers Free Dental Advice

National call-in sponsors hope to boost overall health

2/11/2005
Bioartificial Kidney Promising in Early Trials

It mimics human kidney more closely than conventional dialysis

1/24/2005
Seeds of Dementia Sown in Midlife

Identifying, treating cardiovascular risk factors early might make difference, study says

1/13/2005
New Gene Principle Changes the Rules

Finding could lead to new treatments for many diseases

1/12/2005
Antibody May Salvage Sight

Scientists find way to block retinopathy in mice

1/11/2005
Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Cancer Rates

In large Korean study, higher levels meant higher incidence of disease

1/4/2005
Study Unlikely to Change Use of Hypertension Drugs

Experts say diuretics safe enough, but alternatives do exist

1/3/2005
Aspirin Use Lags Among Diabetic Women

Study: They're not using therapy to prevent heart disease

1/2/2005
Teen Obesity Is a Ticking Time Bomb

Excess weight leads to serious adult health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease

12/30/2004
Fast Food Linked to Obesity, Insulin Problems

Finding suggests the fare could contribute to onset of diabetes

12/29/2004
Exercise Cuts Heart, Diabetes Risk Factors

Program reduces incidence of metabolic syndrome

12/28/2004
Fine-Tune Your Intake of Fatty Acids

Omega-3 and omega-6 acids are vital to a healthy diet

12/22/2004
Obesity Surgery Shows Benefits Years Later

Study finds people lose more weight, avoid complications

12/20/2004
Waistline Can Be a Tummy Fat Warning

Measuring it can tell you if you're at risk for heart disease, diabetes

12/16/2004
Hormone in Fat Mimics Insulin

Finding may lead to new treatments for diabetes

12/16/2004
Holiday Health Reminders for Diabetics

Experts suggest ways to enjoy festive foods while keeping blood sugar under control

11/29/2004
Study Finds Health Benefit in Low-Glycemic Diet

Cuts risk factors for heart disease, diabetes better than low-fat diet

11/27/2004
Beware Complications Linked to Diabetes

Poor control of the disease can lead to eye, heart, kidney and nerve damage

11/23/2004
Diabetics Suffering Less From Heart Disease

Study finds big declines, but improvements needed

11/13/2004
Diabetics Should Plan Travel Carefully

Check with doctor and carry extra supplies of medicines

11/12/2004
Experts Urge Widening Key Test for Diabetics

Screen could find heart, kidney problems in nondiabetics, too

11/11/2004
Pre-diabetes: Ignore It at Your Own Peril

Doctors say 41 million Americans have the condition

11/11/2004
Hypertension Control Can Save a Diabetic's Sight

Can lead to fewer vision problems for these patients

11/9/2004
Supplement May Melt Belly Fat in Seniors

Early study finds DHEA spurs weight loss, improves insulin activity

11/8/2004
Weight Gain a Heart Risk for Diabetics

Adding pounds increases odds of trouble, researchers say

10/22/2004
Helping Hispanics Manage Diabetes

Study to examine whether community health workers can make a difference

10/21/2004
Gene Passed by Mom Tied to Metabolic Syndrome

Cells' energy factories raise blood pressure, cholesterol

10/21/2004
Health Tip: So You've Given Up Meat?

Meatless diet isn't automatically healthier

10/21/2004
Web Not Always Safe Health Source for Some

Doesn't help people with diabetes and other chronic diseases change behavior

10/19/2004
Health Tip: Find the Hidden Sugar

Not always obvious on ingredient label

10/12/2004
Obesity Surgery Sharply Improves Related Problems

Substantial gains seen in hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol

10/5/2004
Heart-Healthy Lifestyle in Youth Pays Off Later

Study finds women less likely to die of any cause as they age

10/1/2004
Insulin Therapy Linked to Colorectal Cancer

Duration of therapy may elevate risk, small study suggests

9/21/2004
Even Elderly Benefit From Mediterranean Diet

That and a healthy lifestyle raise life expectancy, study says

9/20/2004
Nondiabetics Should Watch Blood Sugar, Too

Study finds high levels a heart risk for them, also

9/20/2004
Tight Glucose Control Needed for Diabetics

Analysis suggests ways to ward off heart disease

9/20/2004
An Alternative to the Needle

Gel pill may give patients with chronic diseases a choice

9/13/2004
General Health of Cancer Survivors Often Overlooked

Their non-cancer health problems tend to be poorly managed, study finds

9/8/2004
Diabetes Dangerous in Women With Heart Disease

Combination triples risk of heart failure, study finds

9/7/2004
Studies Add to 'Fat-but-Fit' Debate for Women

Diabetes risk for obesity, heart problems for inactivity

9/7/2004
Antidepressant Approved for Diabetes Pain

5 Milllion Americans May Benefit

8/30/2004
Diabetes Rampant Among Native Americans

Disease relatively new to population, but manageable

8/26/2004
Diet With the 'Right Carbs' Seems to Boost Health

Low-glycemic-index plan is better than low-fat or low-carb diets, study says

8/23/2004
Pancreas Could Harbor Stem Cells

Potential stem cells may lead to new diabetes treatments

8/22/2004
Though Diabetes Epidemic Worsens, Researchers Make Strides

Two of every five U.S. adults now considered to have pre-diabetes

8/18/2004
Tomato Juice May Cut Clotting in Diabetics

Study found juice thinned blood of those with type 2 version of the disease

8/17/2004
VA Beats Managed Care in Treating Diabetes

Patients more likely to get needed tests, with better health outcomes, study finds

8/13/2004
Lost Sleep Leads to Health Problems

Advice on how to get a good night's slumber and avoid future heart trouble

7/31/2004
Blacks Hard Hit by Kidney Disease

New campaign urges awareness, testing

7/30/2004
Simple Test Predicts Diabetes Amputation Success

Keeping blood sugar low could save lower limbs, research finds